Santa ’round the bend

Unique holiday parade brings cheer to the community


HO, HO, GO SLOW—Santa Claus Jerry Ramer of Oak Park helps direct the 16th annual Oak Park Boat Regatta as it departs Oak Park High School on Dec. 20. The quirky parade has become an annual tradition.
It’s not a parade you see every day—boats cruising down the street with holiday decorations.
On Dec. 20, the Oak Park Boat Regatta returned to the community for the 16th year and featured 20 boats and other vehicles dressed in their best Christmas and Hanukkah finery.
The annual Oa...

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